Dam-building a dam is symbolic of trying to uncover hidden, earthly treasures, Job 28:10-12

Dancing-symbolizes God’s grace and help in a time of trou­ble, Ps. 30:10-11. If people are dancing at a night club it can be symbolic of a wild lifestyle, 1 Pet. 4:3 NLT

Dark path-an evil place or the way of the wicked, Ps.35:6

Darkness-symbolic of being surrounded by evil or in need of God’s light, Joel 2:2
Dart (see poison arrow)  

Darts (game) symbolic of being on target or aiming at something particular

Date (fruit) symbolic of beauty and love, Song. 5:11

Date (romantic) symbolic of a love interest in your life

Daughter-uniqueness, Song. 6:9

Dawn-loving-kindness, Ps. 92:2

Deacon-honor, dignity, trustworthiness, 1 Tim. 3:8

Dead body-to see a dead body in a dream can be symbolic of spiritual death or someone who has been attacked by Satan, Ps. 110:6

Deadwood-symbolic of spiritual death, Jude 1:12

Death-to dream of someone dying may be a warning of impending physical death. Death may also symbolize a person’s need for a spiritual awakening, Eph. 2:5. Dreaming of death may also be caused by demonic influences

Death row-inescapable punishment

Debt collector-symbolic of a curse upon someone’s life, Ps. 109:11

Debtor-someone who does not repay debts is symbolic of foolish behavior, Ps. 37:21, Lk.14:28-29

Decoy-lure, bait, trap, 2 Cor. 2:11 NLT

Deep water-symbolic of a spiritual river, Ezek. 47:5

Deer-a symbol of peace and longing, Ps. 42:1. Deer are also symbolic of youth and beauty, Song. 4:5

Deer blind-symbolic of lying in wait for someone or something

Defensive fortification-this symbolizes God’s protection over your life, Ps. 28:8

Demon-symbolic of evil spirits, 1 Cor. 10:21 

Dentist-symbolic of the need to work on your choice of words, Prov. 16:24, 27 NLT

Deodorant-symbolic of covering up offensiveness

Department store-symbolic of life’s choices

Depression-symbolic of being oppressed in life, Isa. 61:3  

Desert-symbolic of a cursed or spiritually dry area, Jer. 51:43. The desert can also symbolize a place of insolation for a season in someone’s life   

Desk-a symbol of authority or an official office within the body of Christ, 1 Cor. 12:28. If the desk is a student’s desk it sym­bolizes a time of learning

Despair-a feeling of despair in a dream is symbolic of lost hope and a need for God, Ps. 42:6

Detective-to dream of being a detective symbolizes that you are searching out the meaning of a matter in your life, Deut. 19:18

Devil-dreaming of the devil is symbolic of demonic activity and evil within your life or coming under attack, James 4:7  

Dew-the dew on the grass is symbolic of God’s favor, Prov. 19:12, Job 29:19

Diamond-symbolic of something of great worth, Ex. 28:18

Diamond back (see snakes)

Diaper-a dirty diaper can be symbolic of filth or sin, Zeph. 1:17

Dieting-symbolic of being self-conscious or the desire to lose weight

Dice-throwing dice is symbolic of taking a risk in life

Dictator-symbolic of a domineering person. A dictator can be symbolic of your boss or spouse

Digging-symbolic of hard work, Lk.16:3, Deut. 8:9

Dinosaur-Dinosaur bones symbolize things in your life that have been planted and forgotten that will be valuable when uncovered at a later time  

Diploma-authorization, mastery of a subject  

Directions-to dream of a geographical direction can signal a location of interest for prayer. A direction can also be an an­swer from God concerning a move in life

Dirty clothes-symbolic of sin and dead works, Isa. 64:6

Disciple-symbolic of following Christ, Isa. 50:4  

Discipline-to dream of someone willingly accepting disci­pline or correction symbolizes wisdom. To dream of some­one fighting against or talking back to authority symbolizes stupidity, Prov. 12:1

Disease-symbolic of sin and curses, Deut. 7:15

Dishes-a dirty dish can symbolize hypocrisy and sin, Matt. 23:25. Clean dishes signify good and proper living

Disqualified-symbolic of a person who does not follow the rules, 1 Cor. 9:27

DJ (disc jockey) symbolic of being the source of other peo­ple’s good time  

Doctor-to dream of a medical doctor can be symbolic of Christ or a pastor. If you are the doctor in the dream it sym­bolizes your authority or expertise in a situation in life, Jer. 8:22

Doe-a young wife, Prov. 5:19

Dog-seeing a dog in a dream can symbolize ungrateful, worldly people, or evil men, Ps 22:16, Matt. 7:6. Growling dogs can be demonic sentries sent to guard things. Your pet dog may appear in a dream because you are worried about the health of your pet. Dogs may also be representative of fears about being bitten or attacked by dogs

Dog ear-to dream of pulling a dog’s ear is symbolic of med­dling in other people’s business, Prov. 26:17

Dogfight-symbolic of a fierce fight

Dominos-watching dominos fall can be symbolic of being the cause of a series of events

Donkey-a stubborn, mulish person, Job 11:12

Door-this is symbolic of an opening to a new path in life. If the door is locked it symbolizes an area in life not yet acces­sible to you. A person or animal blocking a door is symbolic of a spiritual hindrance. A door can also be symbolic of a free spirited person, Song. 8:8-9. Doors can also symbolize a person’s mouth, Ps. 141:3 

Doorway-a person waiting at an open door can sym­bolize the pursuit of wisdom, Prov. 8:34

Doppelgänger-a ghostly double of yourself is a de­monic force that has assumed your image within a dream in order to frighten you. Many non-Christians who practice lu­cid dreaming report meeting their doppelgänger in a dream 

Double edged sword-symbolic of the word of God, Heb. 4:12

Dove-symbolic of peace, rest, and the Holy Spirit, Ps. 55:6. A dove may also be symbolic of a young woman, Song. 2:14

Downward spiral-symbolic of the path to death or moving in the wrong direction in life

Drag race-a person who lives an out-of-control, fast-paced lifestyle

Dragon-Satan, the devil, Rev. 12:9

Drain-symbolic of discarding something worthless  

Dripping faucet (tub or sink) symbolic of disagreements and arguments, Prov.19:13

Driving-a fast driver is a person who is in a hurry in life. If the driver is reckless it symbolizes carelessness in life

Dross-wicked people, Prov. 25:4

Drowning-symbolic of an attack from people or the devil, Ps. 124:2-5

Drugs-a common theme in dreams is the use of illegal drugs. Dreaming about drug use can be an effect of having a current or former drug addiction

Dry ground-parched land is symbolic of ruin or apathy to spiritual things, Jer. 4:3, 48:18  

Duck-a noisy or boisterous person

Dumpster-symbolizes something that needs to be removed from your life. If you are in a dumpster it can symbolize a worthless lifestyle, Phil. 3:8 NLT

Dung-symbolic of something worthless and discarded, Jer. 25:33

Dungeon-being in a dungeon symbolizes being a prisoner, Isa. 42:7

Dunk-to dream of dunking a ball in a game is symbolic of power and skill

Dust-symbolizes man and mortality, Gen. 2:7. Dust can also be symbolic of death, Ps. 30:9

Dust devil-symbolic of small or manageable troubles

Dying-symbolic of spiritual or physical death  

Dynamite-symbolic of an explosive situation 


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